• Team Rider – Dean Morrison

    It's been a super busy few years in the bay as the top WCT surfers like Dean Morrison go through a hell of a lot of surfboards. I shape him an entire quiver for every event on tour. It’s one of the best things about being a shaper, shaping boards for

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    Team Rider – Perth Standlick

    Perth Standlick is a team rider with a huge future and looks likely to be a contender on the World Tour in the years to come. He is a great all round surfer who dominates in the big stuff and has the aerial repertoire to make his mark in small wave

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    Mick Fanning rides The Vertrix

    Mick Fanning recently picked up a few boards to test and for me his feedback is invaluable. This time he took some boards on an Indo boat trip with Joel and Dean along with his usual DHDs. They spent 2 weeks on board the Mangalui Ndulu and pushed the boards

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    Jack Freestone

    Jack Freestone picked up his second quiver of boards to hit the Australian Junior events and State Titles. Jack rides The Silent Savage grom board with style and creativity. Its great to have Jack and best mate Brent Savage surf the boards on the East Coast and test them in

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    Mick Campbell

    Port Macquarie's Mick Campbell dropped by to pick up another couple of  high performance models to continue his crack at the World Tour. Mick is 35 years old and has just won the 2 biggest WQS events in Europe and will compete on the WCT again. Mick has previously won

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    Big Wave Team Rider – Carlos Burle

    Carlos Burle contributed to the professionalisation of “tow-in surfing”, where the surfer is “towed” by a jet ski down the wave, to improve his speed an allow him to get bigger waves, he wouldn’t be able to paddle into. In addition to surfing giant waves surfer Carlos Burle is also

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    Custom Art Work

    Art is a major ingredient that gives Joistik boards individual style, creativity and flare. Talented, creative surfboard spray artists are very difficult to find as spraying surfboards is not as easy as it may look. Laying up, applying colour and creating original art requires time, attention to detail and a

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    Big Wave Models

    The Matador Series is designed with the big-wave realm in mind. Although the boards in this range are the standard designs for each particlar sphere of big wave riding, all guns/tow boards are custom designed for location and rider and tow boards more precisely designed around rider build, stance and

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    Lakey Peak Research & Development Trip

    We had the most amazing trip to Lakey Peak with teamrider Oney Anwar and family. It was great to meet Gazlin and Andre Anwar and surf with them and meet all their friends. We took a bunch of new models to test, including some bigger boards luckily. We timed it

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    The World Tour – Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast

    The WCT rolled into town and it was a successful event for Joistik riders. We had Dean Morrison, Roy Powers, Davey Weare and Blake Thornton surf their favourite Nick Blair's in the men's main event. Shaun Gossmann narrowly missed out qualifying in the trials. For team rider Gozzy, the trials

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